The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Northgate
Rank 158 155 139
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Northgate 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £213 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Northgate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1809 1812 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.92% 45.60% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 867 646
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 111 115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £49.50 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Northgate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 1 £213 - 1
Northgate
England

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Northgate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Northgate.

1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Anite
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) Civica
1 2 (33.33%) Comino
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
1 2 (33.33%) Academy Housing
1 2 (33.33%) Orchard
1 2 (33.33%) arcHouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
1 2 (33.33%) Aareon QL
1 2 (33.33%) Aareon
1 2 (33.33%) OPENHousing
1 2 (33.33%) Kypera
1 2 (33.33%) MIS ActiveH
1 2 (33.33%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Aareon QL
1 2 (33.33%) Academy Housing
1 2 (33.33%) arcHouse
1 2 (33.33%) MIS ActiveH
1 2 (33.33%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (33.33%) OPENHousing
1 2 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) HR Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Aareon
1 2 (33.33%) Anite
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
1 2 (33.33%) Civica
1 2 (33.33%) Comino
1 2 (33.33%) Kypera
1 2 (33.33%) Orchard